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Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming 2018 was kicked off in a big way! It began on September 28 with the decorating of the hallways. The freshmen made their very own Los Angeles walk of fame with celebrities such as James Charles and Shane Dawson. The sophomores went the extra mile by attaching pool floats around their Miami ...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence
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Tyler Meeks, News Writer

October 5, 2018


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In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit North and South Carolina, as well as parts of Virginia, dropping a maximum total of 35.93 inches of rainfall throughout the area. The hurricane originated from a strong tropical wave off the west coast of Africa on August 30th,  2018, and continued through t...

Movie on the field

Movie on the field

William Coleman, News Writer

October 5, 2018


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Attention all freshmen! This past Saturday, September 29th, the Glenbard South Link Crew hosted the annual Movie on the Field from 7-10 p.m. It was completely free, so many people came out and had fun watching “Dodgeball” on the field, eating snacks and playing games.

Homecoming schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 17, 2018


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This year’s theme is cities. Freshman are Los Angeles, Sophomores are Miami, Juniors are New York, and Seniors are Honolulu.   The dress up days are as follows: Monday- Pajama day Tuesday- Meme and Vine day Wednesday- Age day Freshman are babies, Sophomores are toddlers...

Teen advisory board

Teen advisory board

Will Coleman, News Writer

September 14, 2018


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Many students have wished to make an impact on their community, but have not been sure how to. The Student Advisory Board has been one teen-friendly way to get involved and be an activist for your community. The Student Advisory Board has been a group of students from all over Dupage County who com...

4-day school week in Colorado

4-day school week in Colorado

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

September 14, 2018


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As the 2018 school year begins, school district 27J of Colorado adapted a new 4-day school week, where students have only been attending classes on Tuesday through Friday. The new schedule rearrangement was primarily designed to give teachers time off to plan and coordinate their lessons, making learning ...

Community read

Community read

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 21, 2018


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On August 22 2018, the Glenbard Parent Series is hosting its’ 2018 community read author at Glenbard West. The Things They Carried author Tim O’Brien will be speaking from 7:00-8:30 pm. The Things They Carried tells of O’Brian’s experiences with the Vietnam War,  including aspects of memoir, novel,...

South’s first day back

South’s first day back

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 15, 2018


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Today, August 15th 2018, is a happy day for enthusiastic students but a sad goodbye to summer for others. It’s the first day of school at Glenbard South! School has started a week early for the second year in a row. This early school comeback allows students to retain more information between school...

Postcards to Stoneman Douglas

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

April 3, 2018


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On February 14 2018, a gunman opened fired on Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 students and teachers were killed, some as young as 14. A teacher from Stoneman Douglas then asked that schools from across the nation send handwritten letters to the students and staff. The response was...

Valentines for Vets

Michaela Reif, Writer

April 3, 2018


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On February 1, students gathered in the commons to make valentines for veterans. The veterans included Phil Felsenthal, stationed on the USS Ronald Reagan and Jacob Lisitza, stationed in Germany. This year many students went to the event to make valentines and ate valentine-themed snacks. Mr Nielsen ...

Honors Orchestra sends Christmas Cheer to Seniors

Honors Orchestra sends Christmas Cheer to Seniors

Ashwin John

February 1, 2018


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Ashwin John led students from the Honors Orchestra and helped spread the Christmas cheer this season by performing at Senior Assisted Living Homes during the winter! Tenants from Arden Courts and Atria were thrilled to have them perform. Photos by Sunil John...

Deadly Mosque Attack in Egypt

Deadly Mosque Attack in Egypt

Tristen Blake, Writer

December 21, 2017


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This year has been marked by many events. Sexual assault allegations, celebrity deaths and sadly terrorism. After many shocking terrorist attacks earlier this year, it seemed more and more people have become extremely cautious of their surroundings. But still the cowardly come out of the closet and harm...

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